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Intelligence Failure
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Kuratong Baleleng: The Crime Syndicate that Ruled the Philippines

‘Kuratong Baleleng’ is the name of a notorious Filipino crime syndicate whose activities include murder, trafficking, robbery, and illegal gambling. Kuratong Baleleng: A Timeline 1984 – Kuratong Baleleng founded by the military as an anti-communist militia. 1988 – Kuratong Baleleng…

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The IK-2 Correctional Colony

The IK-2, the Corrective Colony No. 2 of the Federal Penitentiary Service of Russia for Vladimir Oblast is located 60 miles east of Moscow, in Pokrov. This Russian prison is a “red-zone” corrective labour colony. This means that the prisoners’…

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Illicit Mercury Market: Guayana´s Case

Illicit Mercury Market: A Background Illicit mercury markets are a current big threat. The Minamata Convention, established in 2013,  is a global effort to decrease the use of mercury in mining. Countries like Guyana ratified the agreement, dropping mercury imports…

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Mario Paciolla
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Mario Paciolla: The Unsolved Death of an UN Aid Worker

On the 15th of July 2020, Mario Paciolla, a member of a UN mission in Colombia, was found dead in his home in San Vicente de Caguán.

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Patriot Movement
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The Patriot Movement

American History The modern Patriot Movement is a collection of organized state militias spread out across most of the United States. Although it may be a hot topic in the current political climate, it has historical roots in American history….

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Hezbollah’s Business Affairs Component

Hezbollah’s Business Affairs Component relies on a network of recruits, sympathisers and non-state actors to obtain profits while maintaining deniability. From donations to extortions, methodologies to obtain funding vary depending on the environment and communities. Why Does This Matter? ‘Hezbollah…

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British Mercenaries and Colombian Cartels

British mercenaries arrived twice in Colombia in a 3-year period with the objective of targeting FARC headquarters and Pablo Escobar. Aid from the Medellin Cartel, Colombian Armed Forces and the Cali Cartel provided the sponsorship needed to carry out each…

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Grey Wolves: Turkey’s Shadow Network Facing Backlash in Europe

Grey Wolves was founded by Alparslan Türkeş in 1969, a former Turkish Army colonel, in what he described as a response to the country moving away from nationalist principles. Key Judgement  KJ-1. The Grey Wolves’ (Bozkurtlar/Ülkü Ocakları) ultra-nationalistic and Islamist…

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CJNG Cartel Terror on Both Sides of the Border

This Grey Dynamics article examines different aspects of the Cártel de Jalisco Nueva Generación (CJNG), ranging from the ways they function in the US, as well as the issues they face within Mexico and within their ranks.   This Grey…

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Narco-submarines, Cartels, Drug-trafficking and Corruption

Narco-submarines, tunnels, narco-planes, or mules have been employed by Drug Trafficking Organisations (DTO) and Cartels since the 1980s. Why Does This Matter? The rise in the use of ‘narco-submarines’ since 1993 has been followed by a rise in narco-submarine seizures…

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